Dr Maria Doula
Benaki Phytopathological Institute
Dr Maria Doula is Chemist, holding M.Sc and PhD degree on Chemical Technology in the field of environmental science and particularly related to soil management and pollution. She is an Associate Researcher, Head of the Laboratory of Non-Parasitic Diseases, Department of Phytopathology in the Benaki Phytopathological Institute, Athens, Greece, and also collaborating academic staff of the Open University of Cyprus, Faculty of Pure and Applied Science-Environmental Conservation and Management. Dr. Doula has published 37 peer-reviewed papers in academic Journals, more than 80 announcements in international and national conferences and 7 book chapters on environmental quality, soil science, water quality and treatment, waste management and reuse in agricultural sector, composting, soil/water/plants analysis, sustainable agriculture, Mediterranean agricultural systems, desertification in Mediterranean and adaptation measures, EU soil-waste-water policy. She participated in EU and national projects as coordinator (4 projects) or coordinator/member of project team (7 projects). Her research work has gained international acceptance and according to Scopus, the citations of her published work until March 2019 were more than 870 with an h-index of 12. She frequently evaluates research proposals for the European Commission and national foundations of several countries and is a member of the editorial board of 3 journals.